-ein

suff.

A chemical compound related to a specified compound with a similar name ending in -in or -ine:phthalein.

Nearby words

  1. epicardium,
  2. epicarp,
  3. epicaste,
  4. epicedium,
  5. epicene,
  6. epicentre,
  7. epicentrum,
  8. epichlorohydrin,
  9. epicist,
  10. epiclesis


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